There is currently a high level of interest and activity in Australian health care around the management of adverse events. Ethical obligations, legal duties and practical guidelines have emerged requiring the open disclosure of adverse events to improve the quality of health care provision and to increase patient safety.
Shirley, Melinda and Cockburn, Tina
"A mediation model for the disclosure of adverse events in a hospital setting,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 10
, Article 9.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol10/iss2/9